NYC Resources311Office of the Mayor

Important Winter Storm-Related Service Changes

Due to the winter storm, NYC Parks will close this afternoon at 6:00 p.m., effective until further notice. Closures include all parks and recreation centers, and signage will be posted at all parks sites.

For more information, please visit our Storm Update page.

Official Website of the New York City Department of Parks & Recreation

Delphin H. Greene Playground

121 Ave. bet. 235 St. and 237 St.

Queens

Directions via Google Maps

This text is part of Parks’ Historical Signs Project and can be found posted within the park.

Delphin H. Greene (1935-1992) was a policeman, community activist, and longtime resident of the Cambria Heights neighborhood of Queens. Born in Brooklyn in 1935, Greene served in the United States Army and received an honorable discharge in 1961. He then joined the New York City Police Department, reaching the rank of detective and serving in a number of different units including Narcotics and Homicide. Greene, his wife, and their three children moved to Cambria Heights in 1967. Shortly after his arrival there, Greene became a community activist. He was a founding member and President of the Douglass/King Regular Democratic Club, managed the Cambria Heights Little League and also joined the Cambria Heights Kiwanis Club for 16 years, serving as president in 1983.

Read More

Facilities

Know when to go:
View upcoming athletic area usage in
Delphin H. Greene Playground

Park Information

Directions to Delphin H. Greene Playground

  • Delphin H. Greene Playground
  • Delphin H. Greene Playground

Delphin H. Greene Playground Weather

  • Tue
    Heavy Snow
    26°F
  • Wed
    Decreasing Clouds
    26°F
  • Thu
    Chance Light Snow
    29°F
  • Fri
    Chance Light Snow
    34°F

7-day forecast

Was this information helpful?